How to install REAL horns in a 990 Adventure

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  1. Decepticon

    Decepticon Been here awhile

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    Youp!!!

    That´s right. I am tired of that Hello Kitty standard horn that my ADV has. Hella twin horns are not enough for what I need. I need a horn that can move a car away from my way, and better if the driver gets scared or alarmed. If I see a dumbass using his/her phone, I can drive aside her/him and horn until s/he gets that´s a stupid habit, and pretty dangerous. I need to awake the first one in the traffic light that is texting SMS with his/her phone. I need AIR horns. Illegal, noisy, and hard to install (because of the space needed).

    But a couple of friends and I resolved it. Installed the air compressor near the standard horn place and wired via a Relay for security. The horns were allocated in the hollow space in front of each tank, in the same cover as the turn lights are.

    The relay has to be a positive switch. A long hose is needed to do the installation and that´s it. It should be hosed with unions so you don´t have to disassemble both sides to disconnect air hoses.

    Enjoy, as I enjoy horning people, wah ha ha ha!

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  2. Peanuts

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    Your photos dont work!

    Shame, cos it sounds interesting.
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  7. DirtyADV

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    Squeezed both compressor and a slightly smaller horn (only had one, was from a kit with a set of 3 horns but 2 had been used for other application but pump and smallest horn were leftovers).

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  8. ZEmann

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    I hear your need for a louder horn :rofl

    i barley ride on the street but I new the horn needed an upgrade and sure as shiot it saved a car from merging on Me

    the driver was not totally inept and had signaled but was to close for me to let in specially since I had vehicles on my six I was not going to brake to let them in

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    I would have liked to fit the same one I have on my truck behind the grille and on my radar arch on my boat

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  9. Decepticon

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    I knew that I wasn´t the only and first one to think about it. In the picture you can see Johan´s horn, one of mine are that size, and the other is bigger, as you can see in my pictures, well loaded thanks to Peanut.

    Mr. DirtyADV, how is your new 990R? Greetings from Colombia again


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  10. DirtyADV

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    Have started to tear the new bike apart =)

    Will put some of the used parts I have laying around on it and keep some new stuff and see if I can sell it of for good money or the shiny new parts can collect dust as spare parts for a while until something breaks:

    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910398

    Think I will leave the horn on the old bike tho since it will be set up for street so might serve me better there for now, will have to do some nicer wiring on the electric on the new bike then the hackjob I did on the old machine.

    Cheers!

    /Johan
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  11. Decepticon

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    In Colombia, third world country (I think it´s fourth world country) We need to horn a lot because people aren´t aware of mirrors and lanes.

    It´s very common to see people driving with the wheels touching the lines between lanes, as if they wanted to change, but they are just driving. So we need mind reading superpower or horn their asses to correct their way.

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